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The Credential Trap

I have decades of experience and have earned my way to vice president with one of the premier organizations in my field. My time there ended because of pandemic restructuring, but it was an amazing experience with talented colleagues and … Continue reading

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Two Way Conversation

When you ask a candidate where they hope to see themselves in five years, you gather a lot more information about this candidate’s needs, challenges, and ambitions. It also gives you an opportunity to offer concrete examples of ways your … Continue reading

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Tell Me About Your Day

Our adult daughter, 28, doesn’t call us often, but often when she does, she is in a blue funk and sees every aspect of her life as a negative. She got an interview with a firm she has really wanted … Continue reading

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Interview from Afar

Be human. “People are in all sorts of states right now, physically and mentally. It’s helpful to recognize that and connect with candidates at the most human level. Roommates and relatives do come into video view sometimes, and this always … Continue reading

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Childhood self

What do you wish you could tell your childhood self? You can’t make everyone happy, so don’t try.

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